Transport and Distribution & European transport News, Videos and Product Reviews

Transport and Distribution are key considerations when planning for the movement of goods, people or animals from one location to another. Choosing the right mode of transport is essential to ensure your consignment is moved in the most efficient and cost-effective way. There are four ways of freight forwarding- road, rail, air and sea. Freight or goods may be moved using some or a combination of all of these modes of transport. The type of transportation is determined by factors such as distance, location, size and weight of cargo and the type of infrastructure available such as roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals, airports, railway stations.

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Panther Warehousing unveils portfolio of new services

Panther Warehousing unveils portfolio of new services

Specialist delivery company Panther Warehousing has invested in an IT upgrade to keep customers happy by keeping them completely in the loop about the expected arrival time of deliveries.

New ideas for the materials handling industry

New ideas for the materials handling industry

The young Swiss startup Avancon SA has set itself the goal to revolutionise the unit handling systems in distribution and logistics centres. They offer now a new modern and very innovative conveying system.This will be distributed worldwide by manufacturers of conveyor systems and logistic system integrators. The system has been developed by Dieter Specht, the founder of the Interroll Group.

TomTom Telematics surpasses 700,000-vehicle milestone

TomTom Telematics surpasses 700,000-vehicle milestone

TomTom Telematics has surpassed 700,000 subscriptions to its connected car and fleet management solutions (FMS). The company now has over 46,000 customers.

Route Genie partnership helps Volo Commerce customers to further streamline delivery processes

Route Genie partnership helps Volo Commerce customers to further streamline delivery processes

Route Genie, the advanced carrier management software, has agreed a strategic partnership with Volo Commerce, the multichannel ecommerce technology and services provider, to enable online retailers to modernise and streamline their delivery models.

CILT to celebrate outstanding talent from the profession

CILT to celebrate outstanding talent from the profession

The search for the very best projects and individuals in logistics and transport has begun.

Connecting worlds - logistics company Militzer & Münch counts on TimoCom

Connecting worlds - logistics company Militzer & Münch counts on TimoCom

TimoCom, the European transport platform, is known for more than just efficiently combining freight and vehicle space; it also simplifies innovative networks and digital operations.

flydubai and Swissport Oman sign ground handling services contract in Muscat

flydubai and Swissport Oman sign ground handling services contract in Muscat

Swissport Oman, a subsidiary of Swissport International, provider of ground and air cargo services to the aviation industry, has signed a contract with Dubai-based airline flydubai, to provide ground handling services for the airline's Oman operations at Muscat International Airport.

Bibby Distribution rolls out concept trailer for SAICA Paper

Bibby Distribution rolls out concept trailer for SAICA Paper

Bibby Distribution is hoping to solve the costly transit challenge of water-damaged paper reels after designing a concept trailer now on trial with international manufacturer SAICA Paper.

Malcolm Logistics gains BRC Global Standards Storage & Distribution Certification Version 3, achieving AA-Grade

Malcolm Logistics gains BRC Global Standards Storage & Distribution Certification Version 3, achieving AA-Grade

Malcolm Logistics has announced that its Newhouse Depot has gained BRC Global Standards Storage & Distribution Certification Version 3, achieving an AA-Grade.

MiX Telematics passes 600,000 subscribers milestone

MiX Telematics passes 600,000 subscribers milestone

MiX Telematics has announced that as at December 2016 it had accumulated over 600,000 active subscribers across its combined fleet and consumer customer base.